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'Patient-choice' C-section rate rises 36%: HealthGrades study

three years. These 17 states represent approximately 58 percent of the nation's total population.

The study finds that the rate of "patient-choice" C-sections varies widely from state to state. Arizona had the smallest increase, with 15.7 percent, while Nevada had the largest increase of 56.7 percent. As in past HealthGrades studies, Florida, New York and New Jersey had the highest rates of "patient-choice" C-sections in the latest year studied, 2003. The rates and percentage increase of the rate from 2001 to 2003 are in the following table:

Percent Increase of "Patient-Choice" C-Sections by State(2001 ?2003)

State % Increase 2001 2003
National 36.56 1.87 2.55
Nevada 56.74 1.94 3.04
Washington 53.57 1.15 1.77
Florida 47.55 2.21 3.26
Maine 46.80 1.40 2.06
New Jersey 45.63 2.14 3.12
Massachusetts 45.00 1.86 2.70
Virginia 43.52 1.96 2.84
Wisconsin 42.54 1.04 1.48
California 40.29 1.58 2.21
Utah 35.46 1.06 1.44
Texas 33.13 2.15 2.86
Pennsylvania 31.55 1.81 2.39
North Carolina 31.41 1.89 2.48
Maryland 29.15 1.76 2.28
Iowa 28.20 1.56 2.00
New York 26.25 2.48'"/>

Source:HealthGrades


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